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    I wonder if anyone could help me please? My son has an SXI Vectra 1.8 2005 and had the front bumper smashed this week when a lorry ran over a tyre and the tyre hit his car.

    I need to renew the bumper outside of insurance as he has a £600 excess. I wondered about getting a second hand one but wasn't sure if another model's bumper would fit.

    Any advice or assistance would be very much appreciated

    Many thanks

    Dave

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    Yes, as long as you get the appropriate pre-face or facelift bumper (yours is on the cutover year so not sure without seeing it) any of them will fit.

    If you post a pic of it, we can tell you if it's pre or facelift if you don't know.
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    Hi Thanks Ian

    Here is a picture. Thanks again

    Dave

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    Dave.....no!!!!! DOn't pay the £600 excess....have a look on Ebay or down the local scrap yard (not as bad as you think) - some are still in good condition.

    Some go on ebay for £40-£50 then I'm sure someone on here will know where you can get it sprayed cheapish...

    thanks,

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    That's a preface SRi bumper so someone's changed it before

    But any PRE-facelift bumper will fit
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    Thank you. I had a quick look on ebay and all looked a bit tatty and I wasn't sure if a bumper could be painted another colour.

    Before I ring round some scrap yards I need to be sure what model of bumper to ask for.

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    I think any of the pre face lift (2002-05) will fit on but only the sports models look like that, but they usually go for more money

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian-Highlander View Post
    That's a preface SRi bumper so someone's changed it before

    But any PRE-facelift bumper will fit
    Thanks Ian, you have given me a good steer and I can now start looking for a pre- facelift bumper. Very grateful, cheers Dave

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    As said any pre-facelift bumper will fit, there are only really two different ones in the pre-face, the non-sports and sports one. The one in your pic above is the sports one (SRi one).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian-Highlander View Post
    That's a preface SRi bumper so someone's changed it before

    But any PRE-facelift bumper will fit
    The 2005 sxi's had the SRi bumpers

    As said any SRi,GSi or Signum pre-face front bumper will fit (all of the Signums have sri bumpers too)

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